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Urgent: Take Action for Farmed Animals in Massachusetts

by Nadia Schilling

Urgent: Take Action for Farmed Animals in Massachusetts Last fall, animal advocates across Massachusetts helped collect 133,058 signatures to put on the ballot an initiative that would ban the cruel confinement of veal calves, egg-laying hens and pregnant pigs. On May 3, the clock ran out for the Massachusetts legislature to take action on this […]

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Vegan Travels

by Lisa Levinson

  Sometimes it feels challenging enough helping animals in the US. But how would things differ if we were based elsewhere in the world? What obstacles face animals and the people who help them in the Islamic culture of the United Arab Emirates and the post-Apartheid society of South Africa? We follow the travels and […]

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Dairy Products Linked to Cancer?

by Ingrid Taylor

Dairy Products Linked to Cancer? “Cows’ milk is good for calves – but not for us.” That’s the urgent message Dr. Jane Plant is trying to get out in an  interview with The Telegraph. Dr. Plant has been fighting breast cancer for decades. In 1993, her cancer returned for the fifth time, and she was […]

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Operation Glass Walls – Launched!

by Nadia Schilling

Operation Glass Walls – Launched! It’s a subject few of us want to think about, but it’s a harsh reality for billions of animals. In the United States and across the globe, farmed animals and slaughterhouse workers are often hidden from the public eye, shielded behind private walls and isolated in remote locations. Undercover footage […]

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California Residents: Take Action!

by Nadia Schilling

  California Residents: Take a Powerful Action for Farmed Animals & Kids! The 10 largest Unified School Districts in California control the daily school lunches for over 1.2 MILLION children. Encouraging schools to increase their veg lunch options is a powerful form of advocacy which can prevent animal suffering, improve children’s health, and it is […]

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Factory Farms Have Polluted Wisconsin Drinking Water!

by Ingrid Taylor

  Thousands of residents in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin are facing a drinking water crisis. Nestled on the shore of Lake Michigan, this county holds the largest number of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs – also known as factory farms) in the state. According to Catherine Long of the World Socialist website, there are 15 farms […]

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Love Your Food!

by Nadia Schilling

Love Your Food! Food plays a big part in our cultural traditions, special occasions and events, while sharing meals with family and friends can be a pleasure. Preparing, eating, and enjoying delicious and wholesome foods can bring even deeper satisfaction. When it comes to food, we really are spoiled with the sheer abundance of choices […]

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Are You a Miracle Worker?

by Lisa Levinson

Can you change the world with the organs in your body? Rachel Augusta says so! Rachel Augusta runs The Gutsy Grackle, an energetic emergency room for all animals (humans included) where she practices Healing Touch for animals and humans alike. Rachel explains the science behind being a ‘miracle worker,’ and how to find your inner […]

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Operation Glass Walls

by Nadia Schilling

Operation Glass Walls In the United States and across the globe, farmed animals and slaughterhouse workers are often hidden from the public eye, shielded behind private walls and isolated in remote locations. Undercover footage regularly reveals shocking animal cruelty in animal factories. The meat industry usually responds by condemning their workers, and assuring the public […]

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First-Ever Milwaukee Veg Expo

by Lisa Levinson

Visit our Vegan Spirituality booth! Experience the joys of plant powered living at the first annual Milwaukee Veg Expo! Discover how plant-based eating positively impacts the planet, including the land, water, and other natural resources we need to survive and thrive. Learn about this lifestyle by tasting food samples, watching documentaries, listening to nutrition experts, […]